Andhra Pradesh Education Common Entrance Test 2017
A Common Entrance Test, designated as Education Common Entrance Test 2017 (Ed.CET-2017) will be conducted by the Converner, AP Ed.CET-2017, Institute of Advanced Study in Education, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati on behalf of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education for admission into B.Ed Regular Course in the Colleges of Education in Andhra Pradesh for the academic year 2017.
Eligibility for AP Ed. CET 2017
Applicants satisfying the following requirements shall be eligible to appear for AP Ed.CET-2017.
(i) The Applicants should be Indian Nationals.
(ii) The Applicants should satisfy Local/Non-Local status requirements as laid down in the Andhra Pradesh Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission) Order 1974 as subsequently amended.
a) Applicants should have passed/appearing for final year examinations of B.A/B.Sc/B.Sc (Home Science)/B.Com/ BCA /BBM at the time of submitting the Application for AP Ed.CET-2017.
b) Applicants should have secured a minimum of 50% marks either in the Bachelors Degree i.e. B.A/B.Sc/B.Sc (Home Science) /B.Com/BCA/BBM and or in the Masters Degree in relevant subject or 5 years integrated course in the relevant subject of methodology or any other qualification equivalent thereto.
However, the applicants belonging to all other reserved categories i.e SC/ST/BC (A/B/C/D/E), and physically handicapped should have secured a minimum of 40% marks in the qualifying exam.
Age limit: The applicants should have completed the age of 19 years on 01st July of the year in which notification is issued. There shall be no maximum age limit.
Eligibility Criteria for the choice of subject under Part C
Mathematics: Applicant with B.A/B.Sc with Mathematics as one of the group subjects or BCA applicants with Mathematics at intermediate levels as group subject.
Physical Sciences: Applicants with B.Sc who have studied Physics and Chemistry or Allied Material Sciences under Part-II group subjects or BCA applicants with Physical Sciences (Physics and Chemistry) at intermediate level as group subject.
Biological Science: Applicants with B.Sc/B.Sc (Home Sciences) who have studied Botany and Zoology or Allied Life Sciences under Part-II group subjects or BCA applicants with Biological Sciences at intermediate level as group subject.
Social Studies: All applicants with B.A /B.Com /BBM or BCA applicants with Social Sciences at intermediate level as group subject.
English: Applicants with B.A Special English or M.A. English.
Medium of Entrance Test
The question paper will be in English and Telugu except for English Methodology. However, applicants opting to write the Entrance Test in Urdu medium will be served with Urdu paper and such applicants shall opt either Hyderabad or Kurnool as Test Centre.
Test Centres: The Common Entrance Test will be held at the following in Srikakulam, Nellore, Vizianagaram, Chittoor, Vishakhapatnam, Tirupati, Kakinada, Kuppam, Rajahmundry, Kadapa, Eluru, Proddatur, Vijayawada, Anantapur, Guntur, Nandyal, Ongole and Kurnool.
How to Apply ?
Before filling the AP Ed.CET 2017 Online Application Form applicants are advised to read User Guide to fill AP Ed.CET-2017 Online Application Form.
For online submission, visit the website www.apedcet.org and www.apsche.org applicant has to pay Rs.400/- as Registration and Application Processing Fee and Late fee (as applicable) Rs.200/- for SC & ST only by opting any of the following two modes of payment: (a) AP Online/Debit/Credit Card and Net Banking.
After filling the online Application form with the required details, verify all the details carefully and press Submit button.
Filled in the Online Application Form will be generated of which contains registration number along with filled in details. Take print out of filled in Online Application Form. Use the Registration number for future correspondence.
Important Dates for AP Ed CET 2017
Date of Issue of Notification: February 15th 2017
Date of Commencement of submission of online application Forms: February 22nd 2017
Last date for Submission of Applications without Late fee: March 22nd 2017
Last date for Submission of Application with a late fee of Rs.500/- March 23rd to April 15th 2017
Download of Hall Tickets: April 11th 2017 onwards
Date of AP Ed.CET: April 19th 2017 (Wednesday) 10.30 am to 12.30 pm